System Engineer (m/f/d)

  • Berlin (DE)
  • Cologne (DE)
  • Dresden (DE)
  • Essen (DE)
  • Munich (DE)
  • Wuppertal (DE)
  • Wurzburg (DE)
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thinkproject - As a globally successful software company, we have a clear mission: to awaken the potential of people and ideas – through digital solutions that help to create a better world. Connecting smart minds – this is how we work, as innovation is only possible through close cooperation. You need courage in order to change something. Only people who are fully committed to their objectives can fully convince customers. This is something we rely on – and on you as well!

We are looking for multiple System Engineers to join our Operations Team. The System Engineer (m/f/d) is responsible for monitoring and orchestrating of  IT services and IT infrastructure. You guarantee reliable service of our datacentres, customer satisfaction and the highly available SaaS infrastructure of thinkproject. Modern equipment and agile methods support you with mastering complex tasks. As our products become more integrated, opportunities to work with new products will become more and more prevalent.

Location: All German thinkproject locations possible.


  • Support and administration of multiple data centres across Europe (1000+ VMware VMs)
  • Orchestrate and automate the environment utilising automation tools (ansible, puppet) and different scripting languages (Bash, Perl, Python, Powershell)
  • Incident, problem and risk identification, remediation, and continuous optimisation of the grown thinkproject platform (CentOS, Apache, Perl, Postgres)
  • Design, implementation, administration and continuous optimisation of monitoring solutions (i.e. Icinga2, Datadog, New Relic)
  • Secure the ongoing and highly available operation (>99,9%) with enhancements and technological adaption
  • Carry out updates to our SaaS products during maintenance windows, including software releases, patching, and vulnerability scanning processes (Part of the call out rota)
  • Support the business in our journey to cloud technologies, specifically Azure IaaS and PaaS, Docker, and Kubernetes
  • Technical project delivery including risk management and reporting 
  • Actively participate in an on-call rota, fault finding and remediation as well as handling escalations to other technical teams, senior management or customer facing account managers
  • Work closely with our software development teams
  • You will be required to create and maintain detailed technical documentation
  • Working closely with our security and compliance team to improve the IT security and maintain ISO27001 certification of the company
  • Understand thinkproject DR processes and actively participate in DR exercises


  • Well-founded qualification as an IT specialist - system integration or a comparable qualification
  • More than 2 years of practical experience in IT system administration, preferably in a technical role of client-oriented platforms.
  • You have experience with Linux (Red Hat / CentOS) including associated network services
  • You have experience in creating, editing and maintaining automation scripts (e.g. Puppet, Ansible, Powershell);
  • Knowledge of script languages (bash, python, perl) an advantage
  • Experience in Azure technologies / services; networking principles, exposore to Docker-SWARM and Kubernetes are welcome
  • You have good skills in the German and English language


Our tools revolutionise construction projects across the globe – because we are always ready to try out new things. To this end, we create the perfect working environment: fair, flexible, family-friendly. We focus on job security, reliable support, honest feedback and long-term success. This also includes a clear-cut management style and strong cohesion within the team. Welcome to a creative work area in which responsibility leads to growth and ambitions become top performance. Feel free to join our mission.


Minette Tshibangu | T +49 89 930 839-419

Please submit your application, including salary expectations and potential date of entry, by submitting the form on the next page.

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